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House of 1,000 Dolls (1967)
"La casa de las mil muñecas" (original title)

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When a vacationing couple in Tangiers run into an old friend there, they discover that he is searching for his missing girlfriend who has been kidnapped by an international gang of white slavers. Nader investigates but before he can come up with anything, his friend is murdered. Meanwhile, nightclub magician Price and his mentalist partner continue their nefarious activities--they hypnotize and kidnap young women for the white slavers, and spirit them to the "House of 1000 Dolls." Written by phillindholm

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13 March 1968 (USA)  »

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ESP 15,030,100 (Spain)

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Rupert Davies was cast in a major supporting role but was replaced before filming. See more »


When the henchmen are pursuing Stephen Armstrong at the docks, several boats have Spanish names, even though the movie is supposed to be set in Tunisia. See more »


Edited into Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 10 (2007) See more »


House of a Thousand Dolls
Written by Don Black (words) and Mark London (music)
Performed by Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers
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A movie that will leave you constantly waiting for things to finally start off.
23 November 2007 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

What an incredible lackluster movie!

You're constantly waiting for the movie to finally start off. When is the suspense and mystery going to kick in? The movie feels like one big constant introduction to events that just never occur.

This movie would had had absolutely no watch-ability value if Vincent Price wasn't in this. He played in lots of movies like this and he often didn't even played the lead role. In some cases he was on the screen for no more than 10 minutes but still was always being presented as THE evil main villain of the movie. This movie is one of those examples. But as always his presence uplifts the movie and gives it more class and sense of professionalism. It's always amazing to see how he absolutely has no difficulties delivering the most awful lines in an almost Shakespearean way. But still, a movie like this makes you wonder what Vincent Price is doing in it. The only reason I could think of was that this movie was based on an Edgar Allen Poe story but this wasn't even the case.

I wish I could call the movie sleazy. In that case the movie would still had some camp value but the movie just never goes in that direction.

The story is very silly and simple. At times it seems it's heading in the horror direction, at times it seems it's heading in the thriller direction, but it's just never fully heading anywhere in any direction in the end. I also wouldn't know under which genre to qualify this movie.

There is a good reason this movie gets very rarely shown anywhere.


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